Attention teens: Please see the Career Resources page on the library's TCC (Teens of Clayton County) site for more help on finding your first job.
America's Job Bank
A comprehensive job networking site sponsored by sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Post resumes, search job openings, research job markets and learn tips to increase your marketability.
Resume posting service for job seekers. Browse job ads by category and location. An online salary calculator is available.
Handout: Online Job Applications
Information on how to apply to jobs online, plus resources on resume building, occupational outlook, and job hunting.
High traffic career site for job seekers and employers. Upload your resume, browse job postings and check out the job seeking tips.
City of Jonesboro
Current RFPs and city jobs.
Clayton County Employment Opportunities
Browse job postings with the county, download an employment application and learn about the civil service requirements.
Clayton State University Job Site
Online listing of job opportunities with one of the largest employers in Clayton County.
Georgia Department of Education
Information about the hiring process with GaDOE, including job postings.
Georgia Department of Labor
More information for job seekers including links to job fairs in the public and private sector, current employment laws, unemployment insurance and resources for job seekers with disabilities.
State of Georgia Employment Services
Valuable information including how to find a job in state government as well as links to state, county and city job postings (Click on Search for a Job in Georgia). Also included are links to local labor offices and data on Worker's Compensation as well as local economic trends.
Everything you need to know about landing a job with the federal government.
Atlanta Regional Workforce Board
Career Resource Center, Clayton County. The Career Center operates a computer lab in Morrow dedicated to career research and runs the Mobile Career Resource Center bus. They also offer workshops on resume preparation, job searching and computer skills. Computers are connected to the internet but are for job searching / career research only. The Career Resource Center is located at 3000 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 350, Morrow GA 30260. For more information call 770-960-2172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Locate local companies by industry and find contact information. Library card number required.
Basic Computer Skills
Lists many Clayton County Library resources and free websites that provide free tutorials.
Brainfuse is an online tutoring and skill-building service available through the library. Once in the Brainfuse site, click the Adult Learning Center link to get access to live, online help from an expert on how to write or improve your resume. Also, get tips and resources to start your job search. Tutors are available 2pm-11pm daily.
GA College 411
Included in this site about planning, selecting and paying for college is a very helpful Career Builder section designed to help individuals of all ages trying to select a career path.
Georgia Career Information Center
Includes descriptions and outlook of occupations, hiring practices, required aptitudes, current employment in Georgia, and wage and salary data. This is GALILEO database. After logging into GALILEO, an additional password is required - (User name: claytonlib, Password: gcis2028) (GALILEO Password Required)
Georgia Work Ready
Offers skills assessment, training, and certification for Georgia residents to meet the needs of Georgia businesses.
Job & Career Accelerator
Guides users through creating resumes and cover letters (and stores them for later use online), identifying potential occupations based on individual interests, and searching for current job postings based on individual preferences. Integrates fully with Learning Express Library. (GALILEO Password Required)
Learning Express Library
Practice tests and electronic test preparation books for official exams such as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Exams and more. (GALILEO Password Required)
Learning Express Library - List of Occupation Exam Practice Tests
This document lists the various practice tests for occupational certificates that are included in Learning Express.
NetLibrary offers ebooks on many topics, including ebooks on choosing careers, searching for jobs, writing resumes and cover letters, and handling job interviews. Titles include Haldane's Best Cover Letters for Professionals, The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Interview, and Interview Strategies That Lead to Job Offers. (GALILEO Password Required)
A database of occupational information developed by the U.S. Department of Labor. This site helps job seekers match interests, skills, and experience as well as research labor market data and career trends job.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Useful information from the United States Bureau of Labor on career trends and projections (including wages, educational requirements and predicted growth of specific occupations). A print copy of the Occupational Outlook Handbook is available at the Headquarters Library.
Call Number: R 331.702 OCCUPATIONAL 2010-2011
ProQuest Career and Technical Education
Provides articles, book chapters, and other documents related to many types of careers as well as choosing a career and searching for a job. (GALILEO Password Required)
Volunteering In Your Community
A double-sided brochure with tips on using volunteering to serve your community and to build your skills and experience,
Foundation Grants To Individuals
This is an excellent database of thousands of potential grant opportunities for students, artists, and other individuals. It is only available from within the Clayton County Library branches.